Lost in Shangri-la: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II

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"A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush andimpenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame withgreat gams, for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is atrue story made in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff. Whew—what an utterly compelling and deeplysatisfying read!" —Simon Winchester, author of Atlantic Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoffunleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War IIrescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S.military personnel into a land that time forgot. Fans of Hampton Sides' Ghost Soldiers, Marcus Luttrell's Lone Survivor, and David Grann's The Lost Cityof Z will be captivated by Zuckoff's masterfullyrecounted, all-true story of danger, daring, determination, and discovery injungle-clad New Guinea during the final days of WWII.
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subject_facet Aircraft accidents -- New Guinea
Airplane crash survival -- New Guinea
HISTORY / Military / World War II
HISTORY / Oceania
History, Modern -- 1945-1989
Primitive societies -- New Guinea
Shipwreck survival -- New Guinea
Survival -- New Guinea
Survival at sea -- New Guinea
United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Search and rescue operations
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Missing in action -- New Guinea
World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- New Guinea
World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- United States
title_display Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II
title_full Lost in Shangri-La : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II [electronic resource] / Mitchell Zuckoff
Lost in Shangri-La A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II / Mitchell Zuckoff
title_short Lost in Shangri-la :
title_sub A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
topic_facet Aerial operations, American
Aircraft accidents
Airplane crash survival
HISTORY / Oceania
History
History, Modern
Military
Missing in action
Nonfiction
Primitive societies
Search and rescue operations
Shipwreck survival
Survival
Survival at sea
World War, 1939-1945